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Old Feb 8th, 2007, 08:03 PM
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DIY Aftermarket parking sensors fitted

Had a Cooper in today for parking sensors
Here it is before & during
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Old Feb 8th, 2007, 08:05 PM
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I take it these aftermarket sensors sit behind the bumper, as aposed to the official ones that have mold tubes for the sensors to fit in (the 4 black spot thingys) if you know what i mean?
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would you be able to fit these on the front too Mike?
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How much did that cost just out of interest ? (hope you dont mind me asking)

Also, where did you get it done ?
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Quote: Originally Posted by Rakey (original)
would you be able to fit these on the front too Mike?

Yes but its more expensive as a control option is needed.
On the rear they just come on with reverse gear
On the front you don't want them on all the time
So options are, they come on for x seconds once you come out of reverse
They come on for x seconds when the brake is pressed for so long
They come on when the speed drops very low via a can bus adaptor
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Old Feb 15th, 2007, 12:42 AM
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Quote: Originally Posted by mikeythemini (original)
Yes but its more expensive as a control option is needed.
On the rear they just come on with reverse gear
On the front you don't want them on all the time
So options are, they come on for x seconds once you come out of reverse
They come on for x seconds when the brake is pressed for so long
They come on when the speed drops very low via a can bus adaptor

ah, ok, was just wondering as it might be a nice addition for those that already have factory rear sensors
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I cant see anything... I dont see the sensors

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Old Feb 24th, 2007, 12:29 AM
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Motoringfile today posted the Mini installation guide for the retrofit park distance control for the front.

http://motoringfile.com/files/front_PDC.pdf

The instructions say the unit comes on when the ignition is switched on. A button turns it off. It goes back on when the car is put into reverse.
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Resurrecting an old thread ...

Any chance you can give me an indication as to how much it would cost to have the parking sensors fitted Mikey?

At the moment im seriosuly contemplating booking my car in with you for a day and having a load of stuff done in one go!

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We have a range of solutions from 200 fitted. Drop me a mail & I will give you some quotes
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